THE RUSSIAN COURT FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CHALLENGES THE PROVISIONS OF THE CIVIL CODE ON WELL-KNOWN TRADEMARKS BEFORE THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

marketude Alisa Pestryakova, Intellectual Property, IP Russia, Publications, Russia

The Russian Court for Intellectual Property (IP court) referred to the Constitutional Court the conformity of Article 1483 clause 6 part 3 and Article 1508 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (the Civil Code) in conjunction with each other, to the extent that they allow to prevent the registration of a trademark on the ground of an existing well-known mark, which on the priority date of the challenged mark had neither well-known mark status nor an application filed for registration as such…

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